Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

Updated: Jul 25, 2019, 11:01 | Nikita Wagh
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    Born on July 25, 1977, Raageshwari Loomba's birthplace is Mumbai. The pop sensation in the 90s went to the Auxilium Convent High School in Mumbai.

    In picture: Raageshwari with husband Sudhanshu Swaroop. (All pictures courtesy: Raageshwari's Facebook account).

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    Raageshwari Loomba is best remembered for her films Aankhen (1993) and Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994).

    In picture: Raageshwari with husband Sudhanshu Swaroop on their wedding day.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    Though Raageshwari Loomba made her acting debut in 1993 with Aankhen, she was launched in 1994 with Zid as the leading lady.

    In picture: Raageshwari with her daughter Samaya and husband Sudhanshu Swaroop.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    Raageshwari Loomba has also been a VJ. She was part of MTV shows such as - Baar Baar Dekho Tum, MTV Ek Do Teen and BPL Oye.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    Besides acting in Hindi films, Raageshwari Loomba has also been part of TV shows. She was a contestant in Bigg Boss 5. She hosted shows such as Sab Gol Maal Hai, One on One with Rags, Kuch Kehti HaiYe Dhun, to name a few.

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    In the year 2000, merely 7 days after Raageshwari Loomba had released her Y2K Millenium CD that she realized she has Bell's palsy.

    In pic: Raageshwari Loomba's husband Sudhanshu Swaroop poses with their adorable little daughter Samaya.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    Raageshwari was just 23 when she was diagnosed with Bell's palsy, which left her with a paralysed left side of the face and a slur in her voice.

    In picture: Raageshwari with her daughter Samaya and husband Sudhanshu Swaroop.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    Raageshwari had performed a New Year show and was preparing for an impending National Tour. One fine day, she wakes up in the morning, only to realise that her left face is completely numb and powerless

    In pic: Raageshwari Loomba's daughter Samaya was born on February 11, 2016, in London.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    Raageshwari Loomba initially was given steroids for a speedy recovery, however, it played havoc with her system. And the singer had to discontinue steroids intake very soon as her mental and physical make-up was changing dramatically.

    In pic: Raageshwari Loomba on her wedding day.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    Raageshwari Loomba completely dedicated herself towards facial yoga and Iyengar yoga. She also conveyed through various interviews that healing the natural way is the best way and most importantly, lasts a lifetime.

    In pic: Raageshwari Loomba with her father Trilok Singh Loomba.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    After Raageshwari Loomba recovered from Bell's Palsy, she was approached by mega cosmetic surgeons, as she went through drastic facial changes. However, the lady opted for natural healing.

    In pic: Raageshwari Loomba with her mother Veera.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    On the personal front, Raageshwari Loomba tied the knot with London-based lawyer Sudhanshu Swaroop on January 27, 2014, in Mumbai.

    In pic: Raageshwari with her husband Sudhanshu on their wedding day.

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    Raageshwari Loomba with Aftab Shivdasani, Nin Dusanj, Kabir Bedi and Parveen Dusanj in a photo from her wedding.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    Sushmita Sen was among the several guests to be part of Raageshwari Loomba and husband Sudhanshu Swaroop's wedding reception in 2014.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    Raageshwari was blessed with a baby girl on February 11, 2016, in London. In picture: Raageshwari with her daughter Samaya.

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  • Remember Raageshwari? The 90s actress who fought facial paralysis

    We take a look at some candid pictures of Raageshwari with her family and friends

    Raageshwari Loomba and husband Sudhanshu Swaroop with Freida Pinto.

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    Raageshwari Loomba and husband Sudhanshu Swaroop with Kapil Dev.

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    Raageshwari Loomba and husband Sudhanshu Swaroop with Kailash Satyarthi.

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    Raageshwari Loomba and husband Sudhanshu Swaroop with Malala Yousafzai.

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    Raageshwari Loomba poses with Dalai Lama.

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    Raageshwari Loomba with Kiran Bedi.

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    Raageshwari Loomba with Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.

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    Raageshwari Loomba with Sanju filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani.

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    Raageshwari Loomba with 'Aerosmith' lead singer Steven Tyler.

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    Pooja Bedi with daughter Aalia, Karan Oberoi, and other friends from the industry at Raageshwari Loomba and Sudhanshu Swaroop's wedding.

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    Raageshwari Loomba with husband Sudhanshu Swaroop at their wedding reception.

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    Raageshwari Loomba and husband Sudhanshu Swaroop with their daughter Samaya.

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    Raageshwari Loomba and husband Sudhanshu Swaroop with their daughter Samaya.

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    Raageshwari Loomba with husband Sudhanshu Swaroop at their wedding reception.

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    Here's wishing a very happy birthday to Raageshwari!

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Remember Raageshwari Loomba? The Bollywood actress and pop sensation has been out of the limelight for quite some time now. On her birthday today, here's a look at her recent photos and what she is up to now

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